Susan O’Donnell

Susan O’Donnell

A highly experienced teacher, educational leader, principal consultant and author

Dr Susan O’Donnell is a lifelong learner with a PhD and Masters in Education, Masters in Counselling, Graduate Diploma in School Management and several diplomas in Religious Studies. She is a highly experienced teacher, educational leader, principal consultant and author with a career that spans several decades. Working in the UK, New Zealand and Australia, her areas of special interest and expertise include School Organisational Culture, Leadership Development and Curriculum Design. She has a wide experience as a presenter of Professional Development across these areas, designing materials and resources which are thoroughly researched and widely used in a range of educational sectors

and jurisdictions

3 total results
VR in education – listening to student and teacher feedback
VR in education – listening to student and teacher feedback

In their series for Teacher on Virtual Reality in education, Dr Susan O’Donnell and Adrian Rayner have explored the potential of VR technology and five elements of a successful school program. In this final instalment, they share feedback from students and staff who have been using the technology in their learning and teaching.

VR in education – immersive pedagogy and the five pillars of success
VR in education – immersive pedagogy and the five pillars of success

‘[Virtual Reality] cannot be an outcome in itself but needs to be a tool that creates meaningful, authentic and integrated learning opportunities when fully embedded with the curriculum.’ Dr Susan O’Donnell and Adrian Rayner share the five pillars of a successful VR program in education.

Virtual reality in education – what’s the buzz?
Virtual reality in education – what’s the buzz?

In the first article in a three-part series on virtual reality in education, Dr Susan O’Donnell and Adrian Rayner explain how virtual reality has been used in many industries and commercial products over decades, why using it comes so naturally to 21st Century learners, and why virtual reality represents exciting learning possibilities for students and teachers alike.